The Mission Blog
While we seek to meet the immediate needs of our homeless neighbors, our ultimate goal is to provide the support and tools necessary to create lasting change. Sometimes, with some patience, faith and a lot of love, we see lives completely transformed.
Nearly a year after Ken and Teresa first arrived at the gates of Springs Rescue Mission, they’re finally home.
Over the past few months, we’ve seen guests move into permanent housing, men and women graduate addiction recovery programs, individuals in Bible studies make the choice to be baptized and hundreds of hungry neighbors enjoy a special Easter meal.
We recently lost our 28-year-old son to an Oxycontin addiction formed after a ski accident and several surgeries. For three years, we supported him at rehab after rehab — some of the very best. Sam couldn’t escape the disease. Out of desperation, he took his own life. If our son couldn’t recover — how can someone living on the street?
We need hope now more than ever. And what better reminder of hope is there than Easter? Here are some of the things that bring hope to the guests of SRM.
When disaster forced Blaine to leave the only home he’d ever known, he recalled a feeling of peace he felt while visiting Colorado Springs a few years prior.
Springs Rescue Mission depends on its “Community Champions” to help transform the lives of men and women experiencing homelessness, hunger and addiction in Colorado Springs.